The Vanderbilt Commodores will take on the Stanford Cardinal at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. Vanderbilt is 1-1 after ending an 11-game losing streak vs. Colorado State last Saturday. Stanford pulled off an upset of No. 14 USC last week. Vanderbilt has not won a home game since Nov. 23, 2019.
The Cardinal are favored by 12-points in the latest Vanderbilt vs. Stanford odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 48.5. Before entering any Stanford vs. Vanderbilt picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Vanderbilt vs. Stanford spread: Vanderbilt +12
- Vanderbilt vs. Stanford over-under: 48.5 points
What you need to know about Vanderbilt
Last Saturday, the Commodores narrowly escaped with a win over the Colorado State Rams 24-21. Joseph Bulovas hit the game-winning field goal with 19 seconds remaining. It was the first win for new head coach Clark Lea. Quarterback Ken Seals threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score.
Vanderbilt overcame a 14-7 halftime deficit as the Rams missed two field goals and threw a third quarter interception. The Commodores were out-gained 305 to 120 in the first half.
What you need to know about Stanford
Meanwhile, Stanford recorded a 42-28 upset victory over the USC Trojans last Saturday. Nathaniel Peat rushed for one TD and 115 yards on six carries. He ran for an 87-yard score. Tanner McKee passed for two TDs and 234 yards on 22 attempts and rushed for a TD in his first career start.
Kyu Blu Kelly returned an interception 31 yards for a touchdown vs. USC. The Cardinal moved out to 21-10 lead before halftime on Brycen Tremayne's TD catch. Stanford ended a nine-game regular season winning streak for USC.
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